2024 Student AwardsHistory and Art History

Graduate Awards

Evelyn Pugh Memorial Graduate Endowed Fellowship

To provide funding for a graduate fellowship in history.

  • David Armstrong
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Joseph and Dorothy Censer Graduate Endowed Fellowship

Awarded to a graduate student doing digital scholarship with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

  • Katherine Kania
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Josephine Pacheco Award for Best History M.A. Research Paper

Presented to the graduate history student who submits the best paper during the previous calendar year.

  • Annabelle Spencer, for “Motherhood On the Run: Enslaved and Enslaving Women in Antebellum Virginia.”
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Kurt Andrew Dodd Endowed Scholarship in History

Awarded to an exceptional fulltime graduate student in History.

  • Tom Seabrook
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Randy Beth Clarke Endowed Fellowship in U.S. History

Awarded to a graduate student who has an excellent academic record and has an interest in the Civil war era and/or women's history.

  • Rachel Birch
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Rudolph and Louise Fishel Endowed Scholarship

Supports work at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

  • Hernán Adasme
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C. W. Bright Pixel Prize for Best History and New Media Project

  • Hannah LeComte, for “Out and About in Old Town: Uncovering LGBTQ+ History in Alexandria, VA.”
  • Alexandra Miller, for “Out and About in Old Town: Uncovering LGBTQ+ History in Alexandria, VA.”
  • Savannah Scott, for “Out and About in Old Town: Uncovering LGBTQ+ History in Alexandria, VA.”
  • Ashleigh Williams, for “Out and About in Old Town: Uncovering LGBTQ+ History in Alexandria, VA.”
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Academic Excellence in Art History

Presented to the graduating MA Art History major with the highest cumulative and major G.P.A.

  • Lina Zikas
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Outstanding Art History Project

Presented to an outstanding graduate student nominated by the faculty.

  • Julie Goforth
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